Great Pyrenees Rescue Zeus Has Found His Forever Home

Our Beautiful Zeus Has Found His Forever Home

Our Great Pyrenees Rescue Zeus has the best of both worlds. With several fenced acres, Zeus can come and go inside and out at his pleasure. He buries his toys all over the yard – it’s a stuffed animal graveyard!

He has earned his keep by barking off a bear, to his new mom’s delight.

Zeus had many dogs at his new home to play with, but they were all tiny or old. So, his new mom adopted Mo (now Juno) through us too! We knew that Juno was a perfect match for Zeus, so she spent only one night in foster care before moving into her new life.

Zeus did not even mind that she had been shaved like a poodle! Her fur is growing in, and she is loving her new life, new mom and Zeus, of course.

This Was Zeus' Story

Available now as a Great Pyrenees Rescue, Zeus is a lovely, neutered 3 year old male. He has the wonderful Pyr temperament. A true gentle giant, he is friendly, patient and gentle with dogs, cats and children. He is fond of everyone, and will make an excellent family dog.

He is healthy, well-fed and well-socialized, although requiring some remedial training in house manners and walking on a leash. He is approximately 100-110 pounds.

Zeus was raised in a home for his first year, then for reasons unknown, was given to a horse farm, where because he went on Walk About, as pyrs are known to do, he was placed in a third home where the owners thought his wandering would cease with other dog friends. Of course, this was not to be. He is a typical pyr in this regard and will not be an off-leash dog.

In addition, Zeus came into his third home and marked a few times and counter surfed, so he was chained in the yard for 18 months until being surrendered to our Great Pyrenees Rescue Team. This social fellow barked constantly, as he was lonely and bored. He also does not have a winter coat suitable for being outside.

Zeus seems to recognize that life inside is nice. He is the first one at the door to come inside, big smile on his face. He loves to lay in front of the fire, on a favourite couch with a cat or two, in a huddle on the floor with the household dogs, or at the feet of a person or other dog.

He is learning to play with other dogs - he likes to watch them and imitate. He is generally submissive to other dogs (and cats). He has displayed no signs of fear or aggression towards anyone and he is friendly, respectful and polite to strangers.

Despite not having lived in a house for over two years, he has settled in well with his foster family. He was house trained in his first home, and knows to do his business outside, although he has marked inside if given the chance, so a firm "no" and cleaning supplies on hand may be needed initially.

He has not barked at all, yet, but being a pyr, he will find his voice soon, we are certain. Unaccustomed to house life, Zeus is a wee bit fearful of entering small rooms, tile floors - but is learning quickly. His first day with his foster family, he found himself upstairs and had to be carried down by two people after refusing to budge for two days! Two days later he bravely ran up and down the stairs to follow the other dogs.

He has not been walked on a leash for a very long time, but walking with a halti / gentle leader was quite successful. He does not like to be moved bodily on a leash/collar, so patience and firm, kind leadership will be needed.

Zeus will be an excellent indoor companion with some patience, guidance and refresher obedience classes to help the new family bond. A fenced yard will be needed for this typical pyr, to keep him safe and happy. He would do well with other dogs, cats and children.



Isn't Zeus a beautiful Great Pyrenees Rescue?
Will you give this gorgeous, happy boy the family he so dearly deserves?

We are happy to report that our Great Pyrenees Rescue, Zeus has found a new forever home where he is loved and has settled in very nicely. Many thanks to his Foster Mom.

Your Payment is Secure!



Why not check out another successful Great Pyrenees Rescue Story.








Breaking News

  1. Yuki

    Mar 25, 19 01:51 PM

    DOB: March 4, 2015 Yuki is back, again. She is a sweet sweet girl who is an escape artist and has separation anxiety. People have not given her time to

    Read More

  2. Chloe

    Mar 25, 19 07:21 AM

    Chloe is looking for a loving family.She had to come back from the farm where she was working because of her reaction to the other dogs on the farm. She

    Read More

  3. Containment of Pyr

    Mar 25, 19 07:16 AM

    I am about to adopt a 6 month old great pyrenees for our 80 acre farm land. We plan to keep him outside our house or in our barn to guard the property

    Read More

  4. Elegant

    Mar 21, 19 04:37 PM

    DOB: January 6, 2018 Housetrained: Yes Crate-trained: Yes Other dogs: Reactive out of fear. He may be fine with proper introductions with a female in

    Read More

  5. Pup - Alone with chickens

    Mar 21, 19 03:02 PM

    We have a 11 week old great pyr. He has been with us almost three weeks. He has bonded with the family and spends all his time with us and other pets.

    Read More

  6. Pyper - Courtesy Posting

    Mar 15, 19 03:04 PM

    My name is Pyper and I am a Pyrenees/Maremma cross. I was born December 13 2017. I am a spayed female. I am hoping that a family could help me out by

    Read More

  7. Reactive to buses

    Mar 12, 19 12:28 PM

    Mary, my 3 year old Pyrenees, has been lunging and growling at busses and some other vehicles occasionally during our walks. She only started this about

    Read More

  8. Plume - Courtesy Posting

    Mar 11, 19 01:14 PM

    *ADOPTION PENDING* DOB: Approx. February 2017 Plume is a stunning girl but comes with a couple of issues. She has to live outside with protection from

    Read More